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Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor By John Yeoman

Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor by John Yeoman

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Summary

Seven wonderful voyages of adventure, shipwreck and heroism, danger and disaster, fabulous treasures and terrifying monsters. Originally part of the Arabian Nights stories, the adventures of Sinbad are among the first adventure stores created to thrill audiences.

Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor Summary

Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor by John Yeoman

  • The first adventure story, wonderfully illustrated by Quentin Blake.
  • Seven wonderful tales to enthrall readers (and the read-to!).
  • A beautifully produced gift book.
  • A follow-up to 2008's A Christmas Carol.

Seven wonderful voyages of adventure, shipwreck and heroism, danger and disaster, fabulous treasures and terrifying monsters.

Originally part of the Arabian Nights stories, the adventures of Sinbad are among the first adventure stores created to thrill audiences. 'The son of a rich merchant, Sinbad spends his time squandering his wealth until he realises that he must make better use of his fortune. So with a ship full of valuable goods to trade, he sets sail from Baghdad on a series of voyages full of peril, monsters and fortune.

THE ILLUSTRATOR

Quentin Blake is simply today's most popular and best-loved children's illustrator. His books are loved by children all over the world. His titles include Mr Magnolia, Mrs Armitage and, of course, the many stories of Roald Dahl.

Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor Reviews

"Both beautiful and accessible." --The Wall Street Journal
"John Yeoman's calm, intelligent prose retains a hint of the ornate Middle Eastern storytelling tradition--all very readably--while illustrator Quentin Blake's brilliantly brisk, tangled lines give a feeling of lightheartedness even to scenes of terror and danger." --The Wall Street Journal

About John Yeoman

John Yeoman wrote his first children's book after leaving Cambridge University, where he read English. This began a collaboration with Quentin Blake which has continued for over forty years. John taught for twenty-eight years, before retiring to spend more time writing, reading and relaxing in France. Quentin Blake is one of today's most popular and best-loved children's illustrators. His books are loved by children all over the world. His titles include Mr Magnolia, Mrs Armitage and, of course, the many stories of Roald Dahl.

Additional information

GOR009173288
9781843651291
1843651297
Quentin Blake's The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor by John Yeoman
Used - Like New
Hardback
Pavilion Books
2009-07-20
120
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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